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Indians Activate Andrew Miller, Move Abraham Almonte to DL

On Friday the Cleveland Indians issued the following press release:

CLEVELAND, OH – The Cleveland Indians today announced the following roster moves relative to the 2017 Major League roster:

Activated LHP ANDREW MILLER from the 10-day Disabled List.

Placed OF ABRAHAM ALMONTE on the 10-day Disabled List with left hamstring strain.

Optioned LHP RYAN MERRITT (26th man) back to Triple-A Columbus.

Miller was on the disabled list from August 2-17 with patellar tendonitis in his right knee, making a scoreless relief appearance with AAA Columbus on August 16 (1.0IP). So far this year he is 4-3 with 2 saves and a 1.67 ERA in 46 relief appearances (54.0IP, 26H, 10ER, 15BB, 78SO, .141 avg), the third-lowest relief ERA in the American League to date.

Almonte begins his second stint on the D.L. this season. So for in 2017 for Cleveland he has batted .222 (32-144) with 6 doubles, 3 triples, 3 home runs and 10 RBI in 53 games.

Payton Vince is either talking about sports or watching sports. He covers sports for Metro Networks and is also a writer for He grew up in Brooklyn Heights,Ohio for most of his life then around senior year of high school moved to Cleveland. A fan of the Cleveland Indians, Cavaliers, and a Pittsburgh Steelers, he graduated from Cuyahoga Heights High School (Class of 2014) and also graduated from the Ohio Center for Broadcasting in 2015. He bowled and played baseball in high school, and is a huge fan of independent wrestling and WWE, and can almost always find him at an independent show. Lastly, Payton is a backstage interviewer for Mega Championship Wrestling in Elyria, and is one of the three on ‘That Sports Show’ which airs daily from 2-4pm on

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